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From the PWP Instagram Feed: This Monday!!! “Whims of Weather”

From the PWP Instagram Feed: This Monday!!! “Whims of Weather”
This Monday!!! PWP’s “Whims of Weather” opening reception is this Monday, May 18th, from 6pm – 8pm at the beautiful and historic National Arts Club located at 15 Gramercy Park South, NYC (and pictured here). Juried by Dr. Stanley Burns, Chairperson of the Photography Committee of the National Arts Club, the show will feature member work that demonstrates the action or aftermath of weather. Exhibition books ($68) and posters ($15) of the show will be available for purchase (cash and checks). Come with family and friends to the opening on Monday, and also during the rest of the show through May 31st. See you at the National Arts Club!! (Photo from www.nationalartsclub.com). -Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee

Upcoming PWP Juried Members Show – Whims of Weather

Upcoming PWP Juried Members Show – Whims of Weather
Upcoming PWP juried members show! In just over a week, “Whims of Weather” will open at the historic National Arts Club in Gramercy Park. Juried by Dr. Stanley Burns, Chairperson of the Photography Committee of the National Arts Club, the show will feature work that expresses the drama, subtlety, power, and moods of weather. Be sure to come to the opening reception on Monday, May 18th from 6 – 8 pm with family and friends to see how members have interpreted this theme. Exhibition books ($68) and posters ($15) will also be available for sale (cash and checks). Can’t make the opening? The show runs through May 31st. See you there!! – Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee

Museum Insider: The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

Museum Insider: The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky
There are many times when I walk through a museum and want to know the “behind the scenes/exhibit” story that helps me connect more deeply with the individual art work, the artist and curators. This monthly Museum Insider blog aims to bridge this span, to help understand the connections to what we are viewing, to enrich the art, our experience with it, and our lives. – Donna Rocco _________________________ The Met is currently showing a large collection of Native American artwork in gallery 999 entitled, The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closes May 10th. The exhibit is incredible, and so are the enormous wall panel images, which I learned were taken by a young women named Shania [continue reading...]

From the PWP Instagram Feed: Diane Arbus and the new Whitney

From the PWP Instagram Feed: Diane Arbus and the new Whitney
Seen at a preview of the new Whitney Museum: Diane Arbus (b. 1923 NY, d. 1971) “A family on their lawn one Sunday in Westchester” from 1968. The piece is part of the museum-wide exhibit “America is Hard to See” which draws upon the museum’s extensive collection for a show that is meant to, as the NY Times explains, examine “the ideas, beliefs, visions, and passions that have preoccupied and galvanized American artists over the past one hundred and fifteen years” in a show that is further described as “the most ambitious display to date of the Whitney’s collection.” See it and the new Whitney. -Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee

Anne Sherwood Pundyk On Feminism & Art

Anne Sherwood Pundyk On Feminism & Art
  Anne Sherwood Pundyk is a painter based in Manhattan and Mattituck. She is currently working on a new body of work called “The Revolution Will Be Painted.” She graciously agreed to share her thoughts on feminism, and the feminist arts magazine Girls Against God. PWP: What is Girls Against God, and why did you feel the need to start it? Anne Sherwood Pundyk: Girls Against God (GAG) is a radical feminist arts magazine. The magazine started as a twinkle in the eye of artist and musician, Bianca Casady; Sierra, her sister and partner in their duo, “CocoRosie,” coined the title. Sophie Morner, of Capricious, green-lighted its publication. Bianca invited me at the start of the magazine to work with [continue reading...]